Author: Katie Tregurtha

women's small business month

OnDeck is proud to support and empower business owners across the U.S. This October, in honor of National Women’s Small Business Month, we are highlighting accomplishments from women business owners all month long. Additionally, we’ve […]

The holiday shopping season brings an annual gift to retailers – a surge in retail sales. But with this revenue surge comes the challenge of managing increased sales volume. Dealing with more customers and more […]
Prepare Your Business for the Holiday Season

  If your business’ busy season hits during the holidays, then you already know it’s never too early to start thinking about the holidays. The more you can get done ahead of time, the better […]
William Everett Group

What inspired you to start your business? For Ellen Rozelle Turner, it was her illustrious 15-year career in the public and private sectors and hands-on experiences with her grandfather. She’s now the leader of The […]
seasonal employees

It’s never too early to start thinking about hiring seasonal help. The earlier you can strategize securing part-time seasonal help for when you need it, the better. That way, you won’t be left short-handed. Hiring […]
evaluate your small business marketing plan

As a small business owner, every resource you invest in your business is precious. Marketing is essential to grow brand awareness, generate leads, and connect with current customers. But how do you evaluate your small […]
small business marketing plan

When you’re a small business owner, marketing can be one of your biggest challenges. In fact, marketing problems are among the top causes of small business failure. Effectively marketing your product or service might be […]
how to use discounts in retail

Running a discount offer can be one of the most effective ways to boost sales. For example, discounts (Black Friday sales, for example) help make the holiday season the busiest sales season of the year, […]